Image Comics Solicitations for July, 2011

Thu, April 21st, 2011 at 7:28am PDT | Updated: April 22nd, 2011 at 5:05am

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THE RED WING #1 – GEM OF THE MONTH
story JONATHAN HICKMAN
art & cover NICK PITARRA & RACHELLE ROSENBERG
JULY 6
32 PAGES / FC
$3.50
“LEARNING TO FLY”
To stay alive in the future, the best fighter pilots in the world not only have to perfect their skills and master their aircraft, they also have to know how to travel through time.
Brought to you by award winning writer JONATHAN HICKMAN and possibly the best new talent of the year, NICK PITARRA, the Red Wing is the story of the greatest battle in the history of the history of three worlds.

MYSTERIOUS WAYS #1 (of 6)
story JASON RUBIN
art & cover TYLER KIRKHAM
JULY 6
32 PAGES / FC
$3.99
THIS KILLER JUST SAVED YOUR LIFE…
Video game industry titan JASON RUBIN (The Iron Saint, Crash Bandicoot) teams with TYLER KIRKHAM (Green Lantern Corps) to bring a dark, action-packed supernatural thriller that will have you questioning everything you believe. Sam, an alcoholic ex-cop, woke up with a mysterious piece of silver and soon finds himself the prime suspect in a serial murder case pursued by a relentless FBI agent.
RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES
RETAILER INCENTIVE: For every 10 copies of Mysterious Ways #1 ordered, retailers will receive 2 additional copies for free.

AVENGELYNE #1
story ROB LIEFELD & MARK POULTON
art OWEN GIENI
cover A ROB LIEFELD
cover B OWEN GIENI
cover C JOE BENIETEZ
JULY 20
32 PAGES / FC
$2.99
“DEVIL IN THE FLESH,” Part One
The legendary fallen angel returns to comics. As New York City’s sins are covered with a fresh blanket of snow, the psychotic serial killer, Torment, is hard at work creating new ones. Meanwhile, Avengelyne has her hands full with the Red Dragon who has taken a human vessel in search of a new apprentice. Who has the Dragon chosen as his vessel and does it have anything to do with Avengelyne’s new look? All this plus the introduction of the stunning, Heaven Starr!
AVENGELYNE is a new ongoing supernatural series written by MARK POULTON (Koni Waves) with art by OWEN GIENI and letters and color assists by DEXTER WEEKS.

MARKSMAN #1 (of 6)
story DAVID BAXTER
art JAVIER ARANDA, GARRY LEACH & JESSICA KHOLINE OF IMAGINARY FRIENDS STUDIOS
cover TOMM COKER
JULY 20
32 PAGES / FC
$1.00
Sixty years ago the oil ran out and debts were called in. Civil war followed that splintered America into warring fiefdoms. New San Diego is a technocratic utopia that offers the last bastion of peace and prosperity, provided you live within its walls. Drake McCoy is its best protector.  McCoy, an expert marksman, defends the city from the numerous threats in the wasteland outside the walls.  But when the oil rich Lone Star state sends a powerful army to steal New San Diego’s energy technology, even Drake’s leadership and skill may not be enough to fend off the siege.

REAPER #2
story CLIFF RATHBURN
art & cover CLIFF RATHBURN
JULY 21
48 PAGES / FC & BW
$4.99
Artist CLIFF RATHBURN returns to the series he created!  400 years have passed since Death failed to eradicate all life. Death has returned with a more insidious plan to retrieve a magical gem from the hands of Reaper, who has become a prominent warlord and has amassed a small army to protect his village and wealth. Unknown to Reaper, he is about to lose everything; for Death’s new strategy can’t be stopped.
RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

REPULSE (ONE-SHOT)
story SZYMON KUDRANSKI
art & cover SZYMON KUDRANSKI
JULY 6
72 PAGES / BW
$6.99
CAN A ROBOT REMEMBER HIS PAST LIFE… AS A HUMAN?
In the near future, when robotics and other high-tech solutions help solve the most awful crimes, a unit called After Crime allows detectives to taste, feel and see what murder victims experienced before death. Sam Hagen is an After Crime detective, a broken man with one chance for redemption catching a serial killer who preys on Hagen’s fellow cops. Will the solution save Hagen, or doom him? Find out in SPAWN artist SZYMON KUDRANSKI’s thought-provoking thriller.
RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES!

BOMB QUEEN: GANG BANG TP
story JIMMIE ROBINSON
art & cover JIMMIE ROBINSON
JULY 27
128 PAGES / FC
STANDARD SIZE
$14.99
Finally, all the BOMB QUEEN one-shot specials in one package. Featuring the women of Shadowline as they battle the queen of mean from Las Vegas to London. Join JIMMIE ROBINSON and friends in this director’s version of the Queen’s best romps with BlackLight, Tempest, Fetish, Rebound and DeeRail.
RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

'BREED, VOL. 2: THE BOOK OF ECCLESIASTES TP
story JIM STARLIN
art / cover JIM STARLIN
JULY 27
176 PAGES / FC
STANDARD SIZE
$17.99
$49.99 S&N LTD ED HC
"THE BOOK OF ECCLESIASTES"
Ray Stoner continues his journey of discovery, learning more about his demonic heritage and the "Fathers" dark designs for Earth. This section of the 'Breed saga starts off in a Shaolin temple in Tibet in the mid seventies, continues through the ‘80s with Ray fighting alongside Central American rebels and ends with his costly confrontation with a mystical 'Breed.  Non-stop action and mayhem!

CHEW, VOL. 4: FLAMBÉ TP
story JOHN LAYMAN
art / cover ROB GUILLORY
JULY 20
120 PAGES / FC
STANDARD SIZE
$12.99
These are strange times for Tony Chu, the cibopathic federal agent with the ability to get psychic impressions from the things he eats. Strange writing in extraterrestrial script has appeared in the skies of Planet Earth—and stayed there. People don’t know if the end days are upon them or not, but they don’t seem terribly concerned about the laws of the FDA, and what was once the most powerful law enforcement agency is rapidly descending into irrelevancy. So where does that leave the FDA best agent, Tony Chu?
Presenting the fourth story arc of the Eisner and Harvey Award-winner series, as the twisted and darkly funny comic about cops, crooks, cooks, cannibals and clairvoyants takes a curious cosmic turn
Collects CHEW #16-20

THE DARKNESS COMPENDIUM, VOL. 2 HC
story PAUL JENKINS, RON MARZ, PHIL HESTER, FRANK TIERI, DAVID LAPHAM, & JOSHUA HALE FIALKOV
art DALE KEOWN, MICHAEL BROUSSARD, WHILCE PORTACIO, JORGE LUCAS & BRIAN DENHAM
cover MICHAEL BROUSSARD
JULY 27
1280 PAGES / FC
STANDARD SIZE
$99.99
$149.99 LTD S&N ED
The twisted journey of Jackie Estacado, bearer of The Darkness, an elemental force that allows those who wield it access to an otherworldly dimension and control over the demons who dwell there, continues! Follow Jackie as he returns from Hell itself to seek revenge against the Franchetti mob family, rises to Don, becomes a Kingpin, and falls from grace in these stories by Top Cow’s Finest.
Collects THE DARKNESS, VOL. 2 #1-24, THE DARKNESS, VOL. 3 #1-10, THE DARKNESS #75-89 & more!

ELEPHANTMEN, VOL. 2: FATAL DISEASES – REVISED EDITION TP
story RICHARD STARKINGS, JEPH LOEB, KURT BUSIEK & JOE KELLY
art MORITAT, CHRIS BURNHAM, IAN CHURCHILL, STUART IMMONEN, PETER GROSS, RYAN KELLY, PHIL YEH, ROB STEEN, STEVE BUCCELLATO, BOO COOK & LADRÖNN
cover BOO COOK
JULY 27
312 PAGES / FC
STANDARD SIZE
$24.99
A meteor falls in Santa Monica Bay, and the lives of Hip Flask, Ebony Hide, Obadiah Horn, Sahara and her father, Joshua Serengheti converge once again with far reaching consequences for all. Over ten issues worth of ELEPHANTMEN in one big package!
New introduction by JANET ZUCKER.
Collects ELEPHANTMEN #8-15, plus the Pilot issue and loads of extras!

HAUNT: THE IMMORTAL EDITION, VOL. 1 HC
story ROBERT KIRKMAN
art RYAN OTTLEY, GREG CAPULLO, TODD MCFARLANE & JONATHAN GLAPION
cover TODD McFARLANE
JULY 27
288 PAGES / FC
OVERSIZED
$34.99
CREATED BY TODD McFARLANE & ROBERT KIRKMAN!
Experience the intrigue, espionage, and high-flying supernatural awesomeness of this breakout hit from Image! Featuring an all-star creative team of ROBERT KIRKMAN, TODD MCFARLANE, GREG CAPULLO and RYAN OTTLEY. This hardcover collection collects the first 12 issues of this best selling title, plus all the great bonus material you've come to expect from McFARLANE and KIRKMAN. Behind the scenes material from the Haunt Comic Con Preview book, a cover gallery including all alternate covers, never-before-printed black and white cover gallery, the Image United Haunt backup story and more!
Collects HAUNT #1-12

MARINEMAN: A MATTER OF LIFE AND DEPTH TP
story IAN CHURCHILL
art / cover IAN CHURCHILL
JULY 13
288 PAGES / FC
STANDARD SIZE
$17.99
IAN (Hulk, Supergirl) CHURCHILL’s critically acclaimed MARINEMAN series is collected into one feature filled volume!
Follow the journey of MARINEMAN from celebrated marine biologist and TV presenter to sea-breathing marine superhero!
Packed with bonus material and a foreword by industry legend and Watchmen co-creator, DAVE GIBBONS!
Collects MARINEMAN #1-6

META 4: THE COMPLETE SERIES TP
story TED McKEEVER
art / cover TED McKEEVER
JULY 20
152 PAGES / BW
DIGEST SIZE
$14.99
An astronaut awakens on Coney Island, lost and without memory and is befriended by a wall of a woman dressed as Santa Claus. Their quest to find the amnesiac’s identity turns into a journey of the most bizarre as the pair travel across America on a road littered with redemption and nightmares.
Collects META 4 #1-5, plus extras.
RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES
“An expressionistic masterpiece”—indiepop

SCUD THE DISPOSABLE ASSASSIN: THE WHOLE SHEBANG! TP (NEW PRINTING)
story ROB SCHRAB, DAN HARMON & MONDY CARTER
art / cover ROB SCHRAB
JULY 6
786 PAGES / BW
STANDARD SIZE
$29.99
“BEGINNING, MIDDLE AND END”
Scud is programmed to destroy a basement monster but he will self destruct if he does, so the robotic assassin puts the wounded creature on life support and becomes a freelance assassin to pay for the hospital bills.
Collects SCUD # 1-24, plus the super-sweet one-shot DRYWALL: UNZIPPED

SPAWN: NEW BEGINNINGS TP
story WILL CARLTON
art SZYMON KUDRANSKI & TODD MCFARLANE
cover SZYMON KUDRANSKI
JULY 6
160 PAGES / FC
STANDARD SIZE
$14.99
A bold new chapter in SPAWN begins here!
Jim Downing is the new Spawn, but he's also an internationally known faith healer and media darling. How long can these dual lives continue before the world finds out the truth? And watch out for the Clown and his alliance with Bludd, the vampire master – they have plans of their own for Jim as well...
Collects SPAWN #201-206

STRANGE GIRL OMNIBUS HC
story RICK REMENDER
art ERIC NGUYEN, JEROME OPENA, NICK STAKAL & PETER BERGTING
cover ERIC NGUYEN
JUNE 29
450 PAGES / FC
OVERSIZED
$59.99
FOR THE FIRST TIME, IN ONE VOLUME: RICK REMENDER’S CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED INDIE HIT, FROM START TO FINISH!
Ten years after the Rapture, a beautiful occultist and her pet demon embark on a road trip to the last open gateway to heaven, in hopes of befriending God and escaping hell on earth. A bare-knuckle, action-driven series, peppered with social commentary and dark humor, STRANGE GIRL is a story about the bewildering nature of religion, what would happen if the dark future predicted by many came true, and what a good person would endure for not having faith in advance of it. Featuring story and art by a handful of today’s hottest new talents including RICK REMENDER (Uncanny X-Force, Venom), ERIC NGUYEN (Halo, Sandman), JEROME OPENA (Uncanny X-Force, Punisher) and NICK STAKAL (Criminal Macabre).
Collects STRANGE GIRL #1-18
QUOTE:
“Strange girl is exactly that. Strange, plus she’s a girl. But it’s so much more. Redemption, demons, magic spells, hopelessness, friendship and belly-shirts. Rick Remender takes a loving, nostalgic look at the coming apocalypse.” – Patton Oswalt

TURF HC
story JONATHAN ROSS
art & cover TOMMY LEE EDWARDS
JULY 20
180 PAGES / FC
OVERSIZED
$39.99
The critically acclaimed hardboiled noir crime thriller with guns, fangs and aliens is collected in its full glory!
New York, 1925: the height of prohibition. Gangs fall like bloody dominos as the mysterious Dragonmir family fights to rule the city and begin to wake the Old One – a gigantic sleeping vampire buried amongst the roots of their mansion. But an unlikely alliance formed between tough guy Eddie Falco and a stranded space-alien known as Squeed leads to an uneasy stalemate.  Meanwhile, a strong-willed young reporter, dirty cops and ousted Harlem racketeers all try to survive in the middle of the maelstrom, and it’s anyone’s guess who’s going to win the battle for this particular slice of turf.
Collects TURF #1-5, plus a pin-up and cover gallery featuring comic legends JIM STERANKO, WILLIAM STOUT, MICHAEL KALUTA, DAVE GIBBONS, DUNCAN FEGREDO and more!
"Turf is unlike anything you've ever seen. A magnificent five-course meal served on a single platter. Ruthless gangsters, leaping vampires, biomechanical aliens all converge in a turf war of cosmic scope. It's not surprising to see a multicultural collision like this come out of Mr. Ross and Mr. Edwards' brains. What is shocking is that it works so well. Fast-paced, efficiently told and quite addictive!"
--Guillermo del Toro (Pan's Labyrinth, Hellboy)
RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

TWISTED SAVAGE DRAGON FUNNIES TP
story / art ERIK LARSEN, MICHEL FIFFE, BRANDON GRAHAM, JIM RUGG, JASEN LEX, ULISES FARINAS, BENJAMIN MARRA, RACHEL FRIERE, GEORGE O'CONNOR, TOM NEELY, MIKE CAVALLARO, SIMON FRASER, ZACK SOTO,  DEAN HASPIEL, TOM SCIOLI & MANY more!
cover ERIK LARSEN
JUNE 6
128 PAGES / FC
OVERSIZED
$18.99
In the tradition of Marvel's Strange Tales and DC's Bizzaro Comics comes TWISTED SAVAGE DRAGON FUNNIES, a showcase of the hottest indie cartoonists bringing their unique flavor to the somewhat wacky world of SAVAGE DRAGON! This volume compiles every twisted story as well as many never-before-seen tales from some of alternative comics' best! The TWISTED SAVAGE DRAGON FUNNIES collection amasses every beautiful and brutal Twisted Tale from the pages of SAVAGE DRAGON and then some! From the surreal to the hilarious, a heaping helping of alternative visionaries have their way with ERIK LARSEN’s Dragonverse and the wide array of crazy characters that inhabit it.

WITCHBLADE: REDEMPTION, VOL. 3 TP
story RON MARZ
art STJEPAN SEJIC & MATTHEW DOW SMITH

cover STJEPAN SEJIC
JULY 13
160 PAGES / FC
STANDARD SIZE
$19.99
New York City Detective Sara Pezzini is once more in sole control of the powerful, mystical gauntlet known as the Witchblade. She is finally returning to normal, only Sara's version of "normal" includes investigating the city's strangest mystical crimes. Included in this volume is a solo adventure with Patrick Gleason, a retelling of Sara’s origin story, and Sara investigating monsters in the NYC sewers. Written by series author RON MARZ (Artifacts, Magdalena) and with art by regular series artist STJEPAN SEJIC (Angelus) and special guest artist MATTHEW DOW SMITH (Doctor Who). Featuring a complete cover gallery, a behind-the-scenes section, and more!
Collects WITCHBLADE #142-145 including the over-sized 15th anniversary issue #144.

50 GIRLS 50 #2 (of 4)
story FRANK CHO & DOUG MURRAY
art AXEL MEDELLIN
cover FRANK CHO
JULY 6
32 PAGES / FC
$2.99
As New Ultimates' FRANK CHO and The Nam's DOUG MURRAY continue their galaxy-spanning sci-fi epic, the crew of the ESS Savannah is forced to do battle on a savage war-world unlike any other! Captured and held prisoner by hostile aliens, the crew must out wit, out run and out fight their way back to the ship and, hopefully, the way back home.

'68 #4 (of 4)
story MARK KIDWELL
art / covers NAT JONES & JAY FOTOS
JULY 20
32 PAGES  /FC
$3.99
MINISERIES CONCLUSION!
Captain Joe “Dunk” Duncan, CIA agent Declan Rule, Doc Russo and a handful of hardened US troopers hold firebase Aries against hordes of Viet Cong, NVA regulars and the rotting risen dead. It’s “Custer’s Last Stand” Vietnam-style in the action/horror filled conclusion to the series’ initial story arc.

AGE OF BRONZE #32
story ERIC SHANOWER
art / cover ERIC SHANOWER
JULY 13
24 PAGES / BW
$3.50
“BETRAYAL,” Part 13
After the hostage trade, Cressida ends up in the Achaean camp, far from Troilus, her lover in Troy. The Achaeans treat her little better than a whore, while her father, the Trojan traitor Kalchas, won’t listen to her pleading. Only Diomedes gives her any respect – but can Diomedes survive in battle against Troilus?

ALL NIGHTER  #2  (of 5)
story DAVID HAHN
art / cover DAVID HAHN
JULY 20
32 PAGES / BW
$2.99
"STEALING SCENES," Part Two (of Five)
A strained relationship gets even more awkward when Donna awkwardly discovers that her new boyfriend, Jim, is an old flame of Kit's, and things get worse when Kit learns Jim is enrolled in the same art program at school.  Also, a strange girl named Martha answers Kit's ad for a housemate.

ARTIFACTS #11 (of 13)
story RON MARZ
art JEREMY HAUN & SUNNY GHO
cover A JEREMY HAUN
cover B JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER
JULY 27
32 PAGES / FC
$3.99
DARKEST BEFORE THE DAWN!
With allies captured and wounded, Sara Pezzini and Jackie Estacado must travel deep into the Survivor’s complex to rescue their daughter Hope. With their forces decimated, what will the two Artifact bearers be able to accomplish against overwhelming odds? And with every other moment in the narrative anticipated by The Survivor, will the rest of the story play out according to his plans?
PLUS: Each issue will also feature an Artifacts: Origin story written by RON MARZ and drawn by a guest superstar artist.
Retailer Incentives available. See order form for details!

BLUE ESTATE #4
story VIKTOR KALVACHEV & ANDREW OSBORNE
art VIKTOR KALVACHEV, TOBY CYPRESS, NATHAN FOX & ROBERT VALLEY
cover VIKTOR KALVACHEV
JULY 6
32 PAGES / FC
$2.99
"BAD BUSINESS"
Who’s play-acting and who’s getting played?  Nothing’s what it seems in part four of this fast, funny, 100% cool new series, where vicious criminals act like respectable businessmen, a Hollywood starlet feigns weakness to gain power and a has-been action hero plays the role of loving husband while plotting to murder his wife!
RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

‘BREED III #3 (of 6)
story JIM STARLIN
art & cover JIM STARLIN
JULY 13
32 PAGES / FC
$2.99
"BUGGED"
A 'Breed from another world has gained access to Elsewhere and is after Ray Stoner.  Running and fighting for his life, Ray stumbles upon another odd Elsewhere resident and discovers he might just not be alone in his battle to save Earth from the demons.
RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

BUTCHER BAKER, THE RIGHTEOUS MAKER #5
story JOE CASEY
art / cover MIKE HUDDLESTON
JULY 27
32 PAGES / FC
$2.99
All hell’s breakin’ loose in Times Square! Butcher Baker vs. three villainous m**therf**kers! Even the military gets in on the fun! Face it, this issue has all the hallmarks of a classic – tons of s**t blows up real good! What more could anyone ask for in their supersexploitation comicbook?
RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES
FOUR OUT OF FIVE RON KEELS AGREE: THIS COMICBOOK HAS THE RIGHT TO ROCK!

DAOMU #6
story KENNEDY XU & COLIN JOHNSON
art / cover KEN CHOU
JULY 6
32 PAGES / FC
$2.99
After barely surviving the disaster at the Seven Stars, Sean returns to his new, improved life as a key member of the Daomu. However, his past, and the pasts of those he trusts, are about to come crashing down around him. The truth is closer than he could possibly imagine…

DEADLANDS (ONE-SHOT)
story JIMMY PALMIOTTI & JUSTIN GRAY
art & cover LEE MODER
JULY 20
32 PAGES / FC
$2.99
Visionary Comics and Pinnacle Entertainment present the second of four one-shots bringing the weird Western world of Deadlands to comics! 
Written by Jonah Hex scribes JIMMY PALMIOTTI & JUSTIN GRAY, "Massacre at Red Wing" tells the story of Clementime, a warrior woman who journeys south in search of her mother, swearing to kill anyone and anything that gets in the way.

DRUMS #3 (of 4)
story EL TORRES
art ABE HERNANDO & FRAN GOMBOA
cover RAUL ALLEN
JULY 20
32 PAGES/FC
$2.99
"SUGAR CANE"
FBI Agent Irons and Michelle Sanchez are getting closer to learning the mystery behind the deaths plaguing Santa Rosa. But as they become lost in a haunting sugar cane plantation, filled with zombies, they have to wonder what they will find first: the answers to their questions, or their own deaths.

ELEPHANTMEN #34
story RICHARD STARKINGS
art / cover BOO COOK
JULY 14

40 PAGES / FC
$3.99
ENEMY SPECIES Part One: GENERAL STONE TIGER
The first of the two-part sequel to WAR TOYS: Yvette is alive, and artist BOO COOK (Judge Dredd, X-Factor) pits her against a new foe... with Hip Flask, Ebony Hide and Obadiah Horn caught in the middle!
RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

GLADSTONE’S SCHOOL FOR WORLD CONQUERORS #3
story MARK ANDREW SMITH
art / cover ARMAND VILLAVERT
JULY 6
32 PAGES / FC
$2.99
The Skull Brothers pay their mother a visit in a maximum-security prison where villains keep the worst of their own kind; those who have turned on other villains.  But, whose side are the Skulls really on?  The delicate armistice between superheroes and villains is threatened and nothing is as it seems.

GRAVEYARD OF EMPIRES #2
story MARK SABLE
art / cover PAUL AZACETA
JULY 14
32 PAGES / FC
$2.99
The new C.O. of a remote outpost in Afghanistan has his hands full. If the terror of the Taliban and the mutiny of a Marine sniper weren’t bad enough, his squad is now under attack by the undead! GRAVEYARD OF EMPIRES doesn’t just show you the face of modern warfare – it rips it right off. 32 FULL PAGES OF STORY!

GREEN WAKE #4 (of 5)
story KURTIS J. WIEBE
art / cover RILEY ROSSMO
JULY 6
32 PAGES / FC
$3.50
The revelation of Green Wake’s next murder victim sends Morley on a frantic mission against time. All the events in Green Wake begin to converge, combining together to reveal the darkest of its mysteries. But for Morley, there is more than time working against him, and allies aren’t always what they seem.
RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

HACK/SLASH #6
story TIM SEELEY
art  DAN LEISTER
cover A DAN LEISTER & RACHELLE ROSENBERG
cover B NATE BELLEGARDE
JULY 13
32 PAGES / FC
$3.50
“FAME MONSTER,” Part One
Every time Cassie falls asleep, she dreams of another celebrity murder. And when she wake up, she finds it has actually happened! The cast of “Douche Beach,” the Pouperheus Sisters, Lady Art Projekt, even teen heart throb Kendall Schipp and his millions of “Worschippers”... none are safe from the Fame Monster!

THE INTREPIDS #5
story KURTIS J. WIEBE
art & cover SCOTT KOWALCHUK
JULY 6
32 PAGES / FC
$2.99
“CARBON CALAMARI”
The face of the enemy is revealed in this high octane, plot twisting issue! The Intrepids come up against their most challenging adversary yet; a many armed mechanized monster from the mind of Dr. Koi!

INVINCIBLE #84
story ROBERT KIRKMAN
art / cover RYAN OTTLEY
JULY 27
32 PAGES/FC
$2.99
After all he’s done, everything he’s lived through... how does Invincible pick up the pieces and continue on as if nothing has changed? The answer is... he can’t.

LAST MORTAL #3 (of 4)
story JOHN MAHONEY & FILIP SABLIK
art & cover THOMAS NACHLIK
JULY 20
32 PAGES / BW
$3.99
“REGICIDE,” Part Three
What classic noir revenge tale would be complete without a femme fatale? When a mysterious woman saves Alec King and offers to get him out of his current predicament, will Alec’s past collide violently with his present? Or will his need to avenge Brian’s death overcome his normal need for self-preservation?
RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

THE LI'L DEPRESSED BOY #5
story S. STEVEN STRUBLE
art SINA GRACE
cover ROB GUILLORY
JULY 13
32 PAGES / FC
$2.99
"HISTORY OF A BORING TOWN"
Even when the sun doesn't shine on the Li'l Depressed Boy, he can count on his Drew Blood to cheer him up. Pack your bags! It's time for a road trip. Featuring a cover by fan favorite and CHEW artist extraordinaire ROB GUILLORY!

MICE TEMPLAR, VOL. 3 #8
story BRYAN J.L. GLASS & MICHAEL AVON OEMING
art VICTOR SANTOS
cover A MICHAEL AVON OEMING
cover B VICTOR SANTOS & VERONICA GANDINI
JULY 27
44 PAGES / FC
$3.99
“THE DREAM OF A MIDWINTER'S NIGHT”
The stunning double-size finale of the penultimate arc! Karic has lain comatose for an entire season…yet the realm of dreams is a portal to the Outer Darkness where Donas rules. Cut off from the physical world, Karic wages a desperate battle for his very soul against overwhelming forces of ancient evil. Meanwhile, the druids confront the Readers of the Wheat, and the priesthood doesn't stand a chance against the dark powers of Black Anaius, the fearsome druid-witch of Kildre Hill!

THE MISSION #6
story JON HOEBER & ERICH HOEBER
art / cover WERTHER DELL'EDERA & ARIANNA FLOREAN
JULY 27
32 PAGES / FC
$2.99
In a dramatic culmination, Paul hunts down his nemesis, Luke, forcing a violent confrontation in a last ditch effort to save his family. But a terrible revelation awaits…

MORIARTY #3
story DANIEL COREY
art / cover ANTHONY DIECIDUE
JULY 6
32 PAGES / FC
$2.99
“THE DARK CHAMBER,” Part Three
With time running out and his mission far from complete, Moriarty faces a dark night of the soul. With Dr. Watson hot on his trail, Moriarty must match wits with an old foe and hatch a scheme that could lead him to a final showdown with Tartarus.

MORNING GLORIES #12
story NICK SPENCER
art JOE EISMA
cover RODIN ESQUEJO
JULY 13
32 PGS / FC
$2.99
With a slew of unexpected deaths rocking the very foundations of the academy, the faculty are on high alert – and suspicions arise among the Glories as they learn there may be a killer in their midst. The stage is set for the action-packed third arc right here!
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NETHERWORLD #4 (of 5)
story BRYAN EDWARD HILL & ROB LEVIN
art & cover TONY SHASTEEN & JD METTLER
JULY 13
32 PAGES / FC 
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We ARE all lost!
Alexis. The Men in White. Madeline. Ray wishes he never met any of them.  Men who cross Cyrus Kane wish for death. For Ray... that time is now.

RED SPIKE #3 (of 5)
story JEFF CAHN
art MARK TEXIERA, SALVADOR NAVARRO & IFANSYAH NOOR
cover MARK TEXIERA
JULY 6
32 PAGES / FC
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Having lost all control when his new implant was fully activated, and nearly killing Matt, Greg has fled the base and made his way into the DC metro area. It's up to Matt to track down his brother-in-arms and bring him back before he causes any harm to himself, the city, or its civilians. But what is it about the "upgrade" that triggered Greg's mental break? Could there be a sinister secret hiding within the Project Red Spike files?

REED GUNTHER #2
story SHANE HOUGHTON
art / cover CHRIS HOUGHTON
JULY 6
32 PAGES / FC
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"REED GUNTHER IN A STALAC-TIGHT SPOT!"
Reed Gunther and his grizzly bear Sterling venture into a spooky abandoned mine in search of hidden gold, despite the warnings from the town loony that something dangerous lays hidden in the caves! But what does he know? He’s crazy... right?

SAMURAI’S BLOOD #2 (of 6)
story OWEN WISEMAN
art NAM KIM, MATTHEW DALTON & JESSICA KHOLINNE
cover JO CHEN
JULY 13
32 PAGES / FC
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Revenge should never be left to the young. As our three teenage samurai leave their ravaged home behind they search for ways to sustain themselves and execute their vengeance. But as young blood boils, rash decisions are made and the consequences can only bring hardship. There are reasons for the laws of Bushido...and Katashi is about to learn more than one of them at the expense of the one he loves most.

SAVAGE DRAGON #174
story ERIK LARSEN
art / cover ERIK LARSEN
JULY 20
32 PAGES / FC
$3.50
DANGER FROM DIMENSION-X
The mutated remains of Rex Dexter lead the Absorbanoids on a raid of the planet Earth! It's Malcolm and Angel Dragon's greatest challenge yet!

SCREAMLAND #2
story HAROLD SIPE & CHRISTOPHER SEBELA
art LEE LESLIE cover HECTOR CASANOVA
JULY 6
32 PAGES / FC
$2.99
“DEATH OF THE PARTY,” Part Two
In the midst of FantasyScapeCon, Invisible Man has been murdered and the monster orgy film "Phantasmagorgya" is missing. Wolfman Carl and has-been Travis have to track down The Midnight Slasher and amorphous alien The Mass to stop this cinematic time bomb from blowing up in everyone’s face.

SHINKU #2
story RON MARZ
art / cover LEE MODER, MATTHEW WAITE & MICHAEL ATIYEH
JULY 6
32 PAGES / FC
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“THRONE OF BLOOD,” Part Two
Bloody action and blood-curdling horror collide, courtesy of RON MARZ (ARTIFACTS) and LEE MODER (Wonder Woman), as Shinku's one-woman war against the vampire clan continues! The lone surviving member of her samurai family, Shinku invades the vampire stronghold in modern Tokyo. But what does she seek in the lair of her enemies?

SKULLKICKERS #9
story JIM ZUB
art EDWIN HUANG & MISTY COATS
cover SAEJIN OH
JULY 27
32 PAGES / FC
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"FIVE FUNERALS AND A BUCKET OF BLOOD" Part Three
This issue: More of the SAME! What? The SAME?! Yes, the SAME level of over-the-top action-comedy, banter and monster-mashy goodness that’s made SKULLKICKERS a creator-owned hit. You want more than that? Okay, here goes: love potions, plant monsters, murdering fae folk and a dead ape. Buy it!

SPAWN #209
story WILL CARLTON
art SZYMON KUDRANSKI & TODD MCFARLANE
cover SZYMON KUDRANSKI
JULY 6
32 PAGES / FC
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“Q&A,” Part Three
Jim gets a crash course in the “Curse of the Spawn” as he and Twitch from a temporary alliance.  Jim wants answers; what is his connection to a dead man named Al Simmons?  And why has he bee given the powers of a Hellspawn?  Twitch needs Jim to save Sam’s life – a task far more complex and dangerous than either can imagine.

SUPER DINOSAUR #4
story ROBERT KIRKMAN
art / cover JASON HOWARD
JULY 20
32 PAGES/FC
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Super Dinosaur and Derek Dynamo have fought and defeated all kinds of cool stuff in their day, but they’ve never faced anything like this before. Max Maximus unveils his newest creation: The Mega-Raptor! This issue can’t be missed, just like every issue of SUPER DINOSAUR!

UNDYING LOVE #4
story TOMM COKER & DANIEL FREEDMAN
art / cover TOMM COKER & DANIEL FREEDMAN
JULY 27
32 PAGES / FC
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“UNDYING LOVE,” Part Four
With shape shifters, vampires, spirits and drunks hot on their tail, Sargent and Mei make a daring escape. But are they headed towards salvation or something much worse...
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THE WALKING DEAD #87
story ROBERT KIRKMAN
art / cover CHARLIE ADLARD & CLIFF RATHBURN
JULY 13
32 PAGES / BW
$2.99
We learn to carry on without them.
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THE WALKING DEAD SURVIVOR’S GUIDE #4 (of 4)
story TIM DANIEL & ROBERT KIRKMAN
art / cover CHARLIE ADLARD & CLIFF RATHBURN
JULY 6
32 PAGES / FC
$2.99
Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about the cast of THE WALKING DEAD. The Survivor’s Guide is a handy checklist of all the characters who have appeared in the series thus far, alive or dead. This series is a can’t miss supplement to the hit comic book series that is now a hit TV series on AMC!

THE WALKING DEAD WEEKLY #27
story ROBERT KIRKMAN
art / cover CHARLIE ADLARD & CLIFF RATHBURN
JULY 6
32 PAGES / BW
$2.99
Life goes on as the bold new direction for THE WALKING DEAD continues.
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THE WALKING DEAD WEEKLY #28
story ROBERT KIRKMAN
art / cover CHARLIE ADLARD & CLIFF RATHBURN
JULY 13
32 PAGES / BW
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Things get worse.
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THE WALKING DEAD WEEKLY #29
story ROBERT KIRKMAN
art / cover CHARLIE ADLARD & CLIFF RATHBURN
JULY 20
32 PAGES / BW
$2.99
Zombie attack!
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THE WALKING DEAD WEEKLY #30
story ROBERT KIRKMAN
art / cover CHARLIE ADLARD & CLIFF RATHBURN
JULY 27
32 PAGES / BW
$2.99
Near death.
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WITCHBLADE #149
story RON MARZ
art / cover STJEPAN SEJIC
JULY 20
32 PAGES / FC
$3.99
“TIAMAT,” Part Four
The epic battle between Sara Pezzini, bearer of the Witchblade, and Tiamat, the ancient Babylonian Queen-Goddess culminates in an earth-shaking showdown! The ongoing team of RON MARZ (Artifacts, Magdalena) and STJEPAN SEJIC (Angelus) inch closer to the huge anniversary #150 issue!
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WITCH DOCTOR #2 (of 4)
story BRANDON SEIFERT
art / cover LUKA KETNER
JULY 20
32 PAGES / FC
$2.99
Another foray into medical horror from ROBERT KIRKMAN's Skybound Originals line!
Is your baby really your baby — or is it a camouflaged monster that's feeding on you while you sleep?  An infestation of Cuckoo Faeries is spreading through the nurseries of Arkham, Oregon, and it's up to Dr. Vincent Morrow, the Witch Doctor, to stop it!  So why doesn't he want to bother?  Plus:  Shark cage diving with sea monsters!
“Kirkman has started off his new imprint with a winner.” - Ain’t It Cool News

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